[CentOS] Best laptop for CentOS

Steven Haigh netwiz at crc.id.au
Mon Nov 12 05:26:35 UTC 2007

Quoting Niki Kovacs <contact at kikinovak.net>:

> Count Of Dracula a écrit :
>> Wireless
>> -------
>> Intel Corporation PRO/Wireless 3945ABG Network Connection (rev 02)
>> Works out-of-box including for WPA/EAP networks.
> I have an ASUS laptop with this wireless card. I installed the dkms
> package for the ipw3945 module, and it somehow works, although with one
> minor dysfunction. On bootup, I get an error message about "interface
> eth1 not present so its activation will be delayed". That's because the
> dkms module installer only attempts to start *after* network device
> activation.
> I wonder how I could possibly solve this annoying situation. Merely
> change the order of activation? If so, how do I do this? (I only know
> how to switch services on / off in different runlevels using
> chkconfig... but how do I change the *order* in which they are
> launched?)

You would be better off disabling all network adapters from coming up  
at boot time and using NetworkManager for establishing network  

Steven Haigh

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